A Style Guide for a Poetry Anthology
Anthologies are some of the hardest books to edit, all the more so when we’re not technically the editors. From the freewheeling, unscripted barbaric yawp of the modern poetry slam, […]
Corrina Bain Headlines Penultimate 2013 Lit Slam
Maybe you caught Corrina’s packed feature on his 2011 tour through San Francisco. Maybe you remember his haunting persona work. Maybe you and Corrina go way back to basement-bar poetry […]
Our Cover Department Covers our Poems
The show this week had many highlights, but on a personal (and personnel?) note, it was lovely to welcome Kate Kinsey back to San Francisco, this time to stay! Kate […]
Our June and July Shows!
You knew Marty McConnell was going to floor you, right? And you were floored. WE were floored. We were so floored that we darn near forgot to let you know […]
What a Tech Startup can Learn from a Slam Poet
You have three minutes at the podium to impress a panel of so-called “experts.” If they like you, you’re a rock star. If they don’t like you, you’re heading back […]
The 2013 Digital Edition of The Lit Slam!
As the Lit Slam staff shook off a bad case of the Flupocalypse, the question was: What to do about the February show? After all, each of the shows becomes […]
Book Signing and Poetry Reading at Alley Cat Books!
Missed the Lit Slam debut of Tandem? Come see it stepping out and about in public! In daylight, no less! We’re thrilled to announce the bookstore debut of Tandem at […]
Well-Known Poets. Randomly-Chosen Editors. In Tandem.
Tandem is a book born from a crazy idea: what if we took a poetry slam and anthologized it? What if we crafted our anthology in the true spirit of […]
Press Release: Tandem, a Poetry Journal Edited by its Audience
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cityâ€™s First Crowd-Sourced Poetry Anthology is Distinctly San Francisco. San Francisco is a town famous for its poets. Yet a new poetry anthology hatched in the Mission […]
Celebrate the Release of Tandem!
Â For the past year, the indefatigable Tatyana Brown has been on a Mission: To create a poetry anthology combining the voices of the best touring poets in the country with […]